Winners of the Amazon Last-Mile Routing Research Challenge were announced in a live webinar event held on July 30, 2021. Amazon and the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics created the challenge to engage with a global community of researchers across a range of disciplines, from computer science to business operations to supply chain management, challenging them to build data-driven route optimization models leveraging massive historical route execution data. The three winning teams were awarded prize money totaling $175,000 for their innovative route optimization models.
MIT News: Last-mile routing research challenge awards $175,000 to three winning teams
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Technical Proceedings of the Amazon Last Mile Routing Research Challenge (on MIT DSpace)